MIFA Festival Annecy

CREATIVE EUROPE MEDIA Stand: Services and Facilities

MIFA – We have moved to the Ground Floor – L’Impérial Palace
Stand number  tbd – MIFA marquee

From Tuesday, 16 June to Thursday, 18 June; 9am < 7pm
Friday, 19 June; 9am < 6pm

You will have to clear all your materials from the stand by that time.

Contacting the welcome desk
Telephone number: +32 474 34 86 16 (media-stands.eu)

The Creative Europe MEDIA Stand offers the following services and facilities to European independents who have registered via media-stands.eu.

– where you check for messages;
– where we post special announcements;
– where you can consult a ‘who’s who’ console with information on all the stand participants;
– where in return for filling out our registration form, you receive your ec.europa.eu/media lanyard identifying you as a participant with access to all services and facilities.

– where you can hold your meetings (communal tables and chairs; booking is not possible)
– where you may place promotional material in A4 display racks (posters are not allowed);
– where you can enjoy free drinks with your contacts;
– where we organise our daily Happy Hour at 5.30 pm.

Ask for the password for Wi-Fi access at the Reception Desk. Please do not share it with others.

Your Annecy 2020 accreditation also grants you Wi-Fi access from Sunday 14 June to Sunday 21 June. You can enjoy optimised coverage at the event’s main locations as well. All you have to do is connect to the “Annecy2020” Wi-Fi network and enter your user name and password (provided in your confirmation email or with your badge upon arrival).

– where you may store a limited amount of your material.
We cannot accept any liability for damage or theft, so please keep your valuables with you at all times


On arrival in Annecy, pick up your badge at the MIFA Welcome Area
Impérial Palace, 32 Avenue d’Albigny, Allée de l’Impérial, Annecy. Please bring with you an id and your registration confirmation.

Sunday 10 June
2.00pm < 7.00pm

Monday, 15 June – Friday, 19 June
9.00am < 7.00pm

Come to the reception desk of the Creative Europe MEDIA Stand [which is no. 7.001]. You will receive a lanyard for your badge. This identifies you as a participant of the Creative Europe MEDIA Umbrella Stand with access to the services and facilities of the Stand.


If you intend to send material directly to the stand, it is strongly advised that you use an officially accredited freight agent, e.g.:

T +33 635 49 41 03
Contact: Perla Hérault

Shipping label model
Name of the sender
Name of the receiver Company: Creative Europe MEDIA Stand
Stand number: tbd
Contact name in Annecy
Telephone number of your contact

Mailing address
L’Impérial Palace
Allée de l’Impérial
74000 Annecy – France


Access to Screenings
With your badge you may obtain tickets, according to availability.

Learn how the Annecy Festival ticketing system works (closed).

As an accredited delegate, you should activate and update your Annecy Network space beforehand to use the online ticketing system as soon as it opens.

For  information about the ticketing system, click here.

You can also make your reservations at  on the MyAnnecy Festival mobile app.

Interactive stations can be found at the Festival and MIFA Welcome Areas, as well as the MIFA Chill Out Area.

Single ticket sales: go to the ticket desks at the different theatre entrances (except the salle Pierre Lamy), up to one hour before the screening begins.


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Official website of the Annecy Festival, a detailed description of the Festival and associated events, archives: https://www.annecy.org/festival/presentation:en


Up-to-date information about MIFA companies, people, films and projects, to find your contacts, organise your appointments and maximise the visibility of all of your information, for news, and practical information.

Times and venues
To get information about the Annecy 2018 venues and opening hours:


Arriving in Annecy

1. By plane

From Geneva airport (45 km):
2 options:
– Transfer by shuttles (shared or private)
– By coach: transdevhautesavoie.com

From Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport (125 km)
Connections to Annecy by train or coach

From Paris airports

Roissy-Charles de Gaulle (570 km)
Orly (540 km)
Connection to Annecy by train www.sncf.com

From Chambéry Savoie Airport (40 km)
Connections to Annecy by train or coach
2. By Train

Booking online: https://en.oui.sncf/en/
5 direct TGVs (high-speed trains) per day from Paris (Gare de Lyon) to Annecy,
about a 4-hour train ride

Geneva railway station
Transfer by shuttles (shared or private)
Direct link to Annecy by train or coach

Numerous Regional Express Trains (TERs) link Annecy with Lyon, Valence, Grenoble, Chambéry and Chamonix.
3. By car

By toll motorway
From Marseille, Lyon or Chambéry:
A41 exit Annecy Sud
From Paris, Geneva, Bourg-en-Bresse, Chamonix or Italy via the Mont-Blanc tunnel:
A41 exit Annecy Nord.

By road
From Geneva or Chambéry:
D 1201 (or RN 201)
From Chamonix or Italy:
RN 203

Distance from Annecy to:
Geneva: 50 km
Grenoble: 100 km
Lyon: 140 km
Paris: 545 km